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Question for those with adjustable dampening coilovers.....
I guess this applies to only those with Tein SS and SS-P:
How have you adjusted the rear dampening once the coilovers were installed? If so, how?
I installed the rears too soft and now I have to pull out the trunk interior to turn that **** a few clicks. I'm thinking of cutting an opening in the carpet so I dont have to pull it up everytime I adjust, but I dont remember if there is even room under the carpet (I didnt bother to pull the carpet fully up when I installed; just enough to get the bolt out).
Pic of my tc on tein ss-p's.
By the way the install was a snap. Since the SS-P come fully assembled (because of the pillow mount), there is no need to disassemble the stock strut/shock assemblies. Just pull out the whole stock unit and replace with tein unit.
according to my "calculations", i should be around 2 inches front and back, but alittle higher in the rear. According to Tein, the very top of the coilover is a 1.4" drop (front & rear), while the bottom is 2.7" (front) and 2.6" (rear). I set it in the middle, so I should be around 2". Using the good old fingers-in-the-wheel-gap test, I can fit 2 fingers tightly up front and 2 fingers loosely in the rear. Given I just installed them yesterday, maybe it might settle lower, maybe not.
Maybe I'll drop it more later, but I'm tired of damages from slamming. My old GTI went through an oil pan and several lip spoilers, while the HKS downpipe on my 240sx has a large dent underneath.